This is an interview between Jane Bayler and award-winning consultant, Rachel Hayward. Rachel is the leading consultant for Ask the Chameleon, a company that helps other businesses, of all sizes and sectors, develop and grow by writing your funding bids, tenders and business award applications. Following an exceptional career in HR, organisational development, new service development, bid writing and delivery, in the private, voluntary and public sectors, Rachel has gone on to secure £12m in funding for Ask the Chameleon clients since 2015. Rachel particularly believes in the power of networking and connections, which has seen her nominated for Female Entrepreneur of the Year – East Midlands Chamber of Commerce Enterprising Women 2020 and Ask the Chameleon itself win Small Business 100 award for 2018 and Federation of Small Business East Midlands Micro Business of the Year 2019. In 2020 Ask the Chameleon became the FSB Micro Business of the Year for the West Midlands region.
ABOUT THE HOST: Jane Bayler is a serial entrepreneur, investor, event host and business relationship expert, with a 20 year history in global media and marketing. Having grown and sold a £6M brand identity business to US communications group Interpublic, she currently helps entrepreneurs scale up their businesses and lives through brand marketing and property investment. Buy the best selling Smart Connector book, about entrepreneurial relationship success, here: (https://amzn.to/3bmXlJu UK, https://amzn.to/3dEvR3x US). Join the Smart Connector Facebook Group here: (https://bit.ly/2Z3p3s7. Visit Jane's website (https://bit.ly/30yaZb1). Subscribe to Jane's YouTube channel: (https://bit.ly/2yL43vI)